.net c# windows application developer/engineer/programmer (6446) Boston, Massachusetts

Salary: GBP80000 - GBP150000 per annum + excellent bonuses and benefits
.net c# WPF, WCF, WF, windows application developer/engineer/programmer is required for my client a leading asset manager.


The Windows Applications Developer (.NET) will participate in a development capacity on an existing rewrite project of a line of business application dealing with client order processing. The project team consists of four other developers out of Boston, a full-time project manager, and a business analyst. The candidate will need to hit the ground running with minimal technical training, and should be familiar with the Microsoft technology stack in general, and .NET in particular (see requirements below).

Primary Responsibilities:

• Propose and design technical solutions
• Create new system components
• Enhance existing components
• Provide remediation for existing system issues
• Participate in peer reviews (both code and design reviews)
• Produce effective technical documentation where needed

Mandatory requirements:

• Several years of .NET experience, including 1-2 years of working with .NET 3.0
• Experience with .NET rich client technologies such as Windows Forms or WPF (WPF = Windows Presentation Foundation)
• Strong object-oriented design and patterns in .NET
• Familiarity with distributed enterprise applications (systems that span several physical machines)
• Strong preference for experience with .NET 3.0 technologies: WPF, WCF, WF (WCF = Windows Communication Foundation, WF = Windows Workflow Foundation)
• Familiarity with .NET 4.0 nice to have but not required
• Experience with automated functional testing
• Database proficiency in Microsoft SQL Server (2005 or preferably 2008)
• Undergraduate degree in technology discipline
• Web experience (ASP.NET or otherwise) is not needed for this project

Skills & Characteristics:

• Excellent communication skills – both written and oral
• Excellent interpersonal skills, organizational expertise , and attention to detail
• Ability to learn new concepts, systems, and software independently and quickly
• Experience in the financial services sector preferred
• Self-starter, able to work as part of a small team as well as independently, with minimal supervision
• High energy, positive attitude, professional and mature
• Detail-oriented, able to prioritize work and effectively manage multiple tasks
• Ability to accurately estimate and meet development deadlines